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To secure a 500 meter radio tower against high winds, guy wires are attached to a ring that is 5 meters from the top of the tower. The wires form a 15 degree angle with the tower. Find the distance from the base of the tower to the guy wire anchor in the ground. Round your answer to hundredths.
To secure a 500 meter radio tower against high winds, guy wires are attached to a ring that is 5 meters from the top of the tower. The wires form a 15 degree angle with the tower. Find the distance from the base of the tower to the guy wire anchor in the ground. Round your answer to hundredths.

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    tan 15 = d/495

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